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Press Releases

06/12/2013 Moon Radiation Findings May Reduce Health Risks to Astronauts

Plastics may prove more effective than aluminum at shielding astronauts from radiation

06/06/2013 Southwest Research Institute receives Department of Defense honor

For third time, Institute receives security acheivement

05/30/2013 SwRI-led team calculates the radiation exposure associated with a trip to Mars

SwRI-led team calculates the radiation exposure associated with a trip to Mars

04/30/2013 McComas to chair the NASA Advisory Council Science Committee

Science Committee to focus on Earth and space science-related programs, projects, activities and facilities

04/18/2013 An SwRI®-led remote-sensing study quantifies permafrost degradation in Arctic Alaskan wetlands

Remote sensing achieves new levels of detail

04/04/2013 SwRI Receives 2013 NACE International Distinguished Organization Award

Institute recognized for outstanding contributions to corrosion field

03/28/2013 SwRI study finds liquid water flowing above and below frozen Alaskan sand dunes, hints of a wetter Mars

SwRI scientists conduct planetary analog study at Great Kobuk Sand Dunes

03/28/2013 SwRI-led particle sensor consortium to add durability research in its second year

Particle Sensor Performance and Durability consortium will focus on improving sensors’ durability and reliability

03/27/2013 SwRI to manage Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS) Consortium

NPSS is a software tool for the aerospace industry

03/26/2013 LRO’s LAMP ultraviolet spectrograph observes mercury and hydrogen in GRAIL impact plumes

Results indicate hydrogen could be migrating toward colder polar regions